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Public university sector makes gains in bachelor’s degrees, graduation rates in 2017-18

The Council on Postsecondary Education heard annual performance presentations by campus presidents of the public four-year institutions at meetings last week at Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College in Bowling Green. Despite deep budget cuts and a flattening enrollment, the public four-year universities increased bachelor’s degrees by 2.6 percent in the 2017-18 academic year, totaling...